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What Does an Arts Ed Now Ambassador Look Like? – Arts Ed Now Teacher Contest

Posted On November 9, 2017

As part of the Arts Ed Now campaign, we asked educators in New Jersey to create a three-photo storyboard to describe what it means to be an Ambassador. Here is what our winners had to say on social media. Meet the Winners! 1st Place: High School Cumb...

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Blog: Arts Ed Now- Local Action, Collective Impact

Posted On July 12, 2017

  This June the New Jersey Arts Education Partnership took part in Sustainable Jersey’s 2017 Sustainability Summit, held at The College of New Jersey. A spirit of collaboration filled the air, as the theory of collective impact was made tangib...

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BLOG: Lessons in Dance to Help Choreograph Your Future

Posted On June 7, 2017

The Paramus High School Dance Departments’ Power of The Dance 4- Concert on June 1, 2017 was filled with a collection of intriguing pieces of choreography which educated, inspired and ignited the audiences imagination. Each piece reflected on our h...

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Blog: A Message to the 2017 Governor’s Awards in Arts Education Nominees From Past Winners! Good Luck!

Posted On May 9, 2017

The Governor’s Award in Arts Education has special significance to each winner. This month, NJAEP features two messages that were written for the 2017 nominees. Each speaks to the confidence, courage, and perseverance developed through the arts. En...

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2017 National Arts Advocacy Day

Posted On April 5, 2017

This year’s National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC had an undercurrent of energy that came from word that the President had proposed, just days earlier, elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts for FY2018. Over 700 people attended N...

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Blog: March is NJ TEEN ARTS COUNTY FESTIVAL Time!

Posted On February 28, 2017

This March begins the kickoff of the Teen Arts Festival circuit in New Jersey. Individual counties across New Jersey host local Teen Arts Festivals showcasing the literary, performing and visual talents of the resident teen artists. At these county f...

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Blog: From Armenia With Love

Posted On February 6, 2017

The most important life lessons I have ever learned came from my music teacher in Yerevan, Armenia. When I was fifteen, Rita Israelovna Petrosian was my music theory and solfege teacher. Soft-spoken and kind, Rita Israelovna was a brilliant musician,...

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Blog: Arts Horizons Stands Alongside NJAEP

Posted On January 12, 2017

Arts Horizons stands alongside the NJAEP in the campaign for #artsednow! Not only do we believe in the movement to support Arts Education in our communities, we wish to raise our voice in advocacy. For nearly 40 years, Arts Horizons enhances the live...

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Guest Blog: Timothy Craig 2016 Recipient of NJPSA’s Visionary Supervisor of the Year award

Posted On December 6, 2016

Guest Blog by: Timothy Craig Director of Fine & Performing Arts and Business Education Bayonne Public Schools 2016 Recipient of the NJPSA’s Visionary Supervisor of the Year award My procrastination prevented me from working on this blog so...

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BLOG: Thank an Art Teacher! with Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride NJ.

Posted On November 2, 2016

When I think back over my 30+ year career in the arts I wonder, “Who is responsible for jumpstarting my love of the arts?” I often credit a high school teacher, Edith Henig, for requiring her class to keep a daily sketchbook. Mrs. Henig reviewed ...

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